Area is littered with courses to please every golfer

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If you don't have tickets to the Masters Tournament, you can still enjoy the game of golf at some public golf courses. Here's a sampling:

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Jonathan Donald, Mark Mathews, Eddie Faircloth, and Jody Patton play the Builders Association of Metro Augusta 2010 Murphy Kell Golf Tournament at Forest Hills Golf Club.  Zach Boyden-Holmes/Staff
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Jonathan Donald, Mark Mathews, Eddie Faircloth, and Jody Patton play the Builders Association of Metro Augusta 2010 Murphy Kell Golf Tournament at Forest Hills Golf Club.

South Edisto

WHERE: 500 Bogeyville Road, Ridge Spring; off Interstate 20 near Aiken Municipal Airport

WHAT: $20 for 18 holes and cart on weekdays; $22 on weekends

THE BASICS: Opens at 8 a.m. and closes at dark; (803) 649-3366 for tee times

Golf De L

WHERE: 4711 Double Branches Road, Lincolnton

WHAT: $30 for 18 holes and cart Monday-Friday during Masters Week; $25 on weekdays for ages 60 and older; weekends, $40 for 18 holes

THE BASICS: (706) 359-4303 for tee times, or see golfdel.com

The Patch

WHERE: 2023 Highland Ave.

WHAT: 18 holes and cart rental, $33; $19 for nine holes and cart

THE BASICS : Opens at 7:30 a.m., last cart goes out at 6 p.m.; (706) 731-9344 for tee times

Pointe South

WHERE: 4324 Peach Orchard Road

WHAT: $34 for 18 holes and cart

THE BASICS: Open 7:30 a.m. daily Masters Week; (706) 592-2222 for tee times

First Tee

WHERE: 3165 Damascus Road

WHAT: Six-hole course, $8 to walk, $13 to ride; for 12-hole course, $16 to walk and $26 to ride; for 18-hole course, $24 to walk and $39 to ride; driving range costs: $5 small bucket, $7.50 medium bucket, and $10 large bucket; buy one bucket and get one free on Fridays

THE BASICS: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday Masters Week; first come, first served; (706) 364-4653

Forest Hills

WHERE: 1500 Comfort Road

WHAT: $75 for 18 holes daily during Masters; $150 per person with cart from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; last tee time is 6:20 p.m.

TEE TIMES: (706) 733-0001

Applewood

WHERE: 6130 Story Mill Road, between Waynesboro and Keysville, Ga.

WHAT: Saturday and Sunday: $39 for 18 holes and cart; Monday-April 8 and April 11: $45 for 18 holes and cart; April 9-10: $49 for 18 holes and cart;

TEE TIMES: (706) 554-0028

Goshen Plantation

WHERE: 1601 Clubhouse Drive, Augusta

WHAT: $50 per round, including green fee, cart and range balls without reservations; to reserve a tee time, the price is $100 per round; open sunup to sundown Masters Week

LEARN MORE: (706) 793-1035 or see www. goshenplanation.com; e-mail gproshop@comcast.net

Jones Creek

WHERE: 4101 Hammonds Ferry, Evans

WHAT: $125 for 18 holes and cart, includes buffet breakfast and lunch

HOURS: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

LEARN MORE: (706) 860-4228

Gordon Lakes

WHERE: Fort Gordon

WHAT: Civilians are welcome to play the 27-hole golf course; enter Gate 1 or Gate 5 with a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and a registration card

FEES: For Richmond and Columbia county residents, $50 Monday-Thursday, including carts and greens fees, but $40 after 2 p.m.; $55 Friday-Sunday; carts mandatory until 4:30 p.m.

For other civilians, $90 Monday-Thursday, and $100 Friday-Sunday, but $75 after 2 p.m.

LEARN MORE: (706) 791-2433 or see www.fortgordon.com

Mount Vintage Plantation

WHERE: 375 Mount Vintage Plantation Drive, North Augusta

WHAT: On Monday, Tuesday and Sunday, $800 for a foursome, including cart, range balls, breakfast and lunch; $1,000 per foursome Wednesday-Saturday

BASICS: Shotgun or required starting times of 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily; (803) 279-5422 for tee times

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